There’s always a wild child in the family, and Reserve No 3 stands proud under that identity. Using the same Cabernet and Merlot as its No 8 sibling, we replace Malbec with Zinfandel from one of St. Helena’s most prized vineyards, creating a Proprietary Red that is unlike any other in the Napa Valley. It’s Zinfandel’s unique briary personality that brings a profound flavor profile to the table, while still being rooted in the classic flavors of Napa Valley define the region.
Gothic in the glass and ready to take on all comers, powerful aromatics of blackberry cobbler, blueberry preserves, violets, cocoa powder and vanilla lead into a richly dense palate of dark fruits, baking spice, savory minerals and briary tones that straddle the beautiful line between harmony and hedonism. Aged in 60% new French Oak for 18 months, the intense medley of blue and black fruits complement the smooth finish, all wrapped in supple tannins that dance across the palate.